Identification of location of nerve catheters using pumping maneuver and M-Mode-a novel technique.

@article{Elsharkawy2015IdentificationOL,
  title={Identification of location of nerve catheters using pumping maneuver and M-Mode-a novel technique.},
  author={Hesham Elsharkawy and Vafi Salmasi and Alaa Abd-Elsayed and Alparslan Turan},
  journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia},
  year={2015},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={325-30}
}
BACKGROUND Optimum positioning of the nerve catheter is crucial for a successful nerve block. We present a novel technique for confirmation of catheter position. METHODS We are describing a novel technique for localization of the shaft and tip of the peripheral nerve catheter. After introduction of the catheter 3 to 5 cm beyond the needle tip and removal… CONTINUE READING